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Byline: TED NEEDLEMAN
Are you looking for something a bit different to give this holiday season?
Perhaps a high-tech gift for that geek on your list? Here are a couple of suggestions for gifts you won't find at the local store.
If anyone on your list is into astronomy, computer-guided telescopes are a lot more affordable this holiday season than last year.
These telescopes, called goto scopes, have a built-in motorized mounting that's controlled by a computer handset. Once you've aligned the telescope toward the north and sighted in on several target stars, you can point the telescope at almost any celestial object in the nighttime sky by simply selecting the location on a handheld controller. …